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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Fr Paul Clayton-Lea .


Unknown: Fr Paul Clayton-Lea

: Leisure Update

Editor Chris Burns


Editor: Chris Burns

: News Briefing

: Sports Desk

: Open Country

Richard Uridge with more tales from the British countryside. Producer Adrian Holloway
Repeated Thursday 1.30pm


Unknown: Richard Uridge
Producer: Adrian Holloway

: Today

With John Humphrys and Edward Stourton.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Elaine Storkey.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Elaine Storkey.

: Home Truths

Writer Tim Parks looks at games and how best to lose gracefully to your children. With John Peel.
Producer Chris Berthoud. PHONE: [number removed]. E-MAIL: [address removed] Repeated Monday llpm


Unknown: Tim Parks
Producer: Chris Berthoud.

: Loose Ends

With Ned Sherrin.
Producer Torquil MacLeod


Unknown: Ned Sherrin.
Producer: Torquil MacLeod

: The Food Programme

Natalie Wheen samples the culinary joys of elderflowers and home cooking from around the world. Producer Sheila Dillon Repeated Monday 4pm


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Producer: Sheila Dillon

: From Our Own Correspondent

Kate Adie presents insight and analysis from correspondents worldwide. Producer Tony Grant


Unknown: Kate Adie
Producer: Tony Grant

: Money Box

Alison Mitchell with the latest news from the world of personal finance. Producer Frances MacDonald


Unknown: Alison Mitchell
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: The News Quiz

Simon Hoggart hosts the topical quiz, with Alan Coren , Andy Hamilton and guests.
Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Andy Hamilton

: News

: Straw Poll

Nick Clarke chairs a series of debates on issues of perennial interest, in front of an invited audience. Listeners can also vote on the motion. 4: "The therapy culture is responsible for more harm than good." From the Institute of Group Analysis, London.
To vote YES dial [number removed]0311. To vote NO dial [number removed]0322. Maximum call cost lOp Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Nick Clarke

: Straw Poll Talkback: [number removed]

Phone Nick Clarke with your views on the issues raised in this week's edition of Straw Poll.
Producer Nick Utechin
E-MAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Bomber

Another chance to hear the drama-documentary based on Len Deighton 's novel about an RAF raid on Germany on Saturday 18 February 1943. Broadcast in real time throughout today, the play includes reminiscences from the men and women who were involved on both sides.
Planning and Preparation
1430 hours: at Bomber Command headquarters, Air Marshal
Sir Arthur Harris plans tonight's raid; meanwhile in Germany, Luftwaffe General Josef Kammhuber plans the night defence of the Ruhr. At RAF Warley Fen, WAAF Corporal Ruth Lambert fears for her pilot husband Sam, about to fly his
48th operation - and in the Ruhr town of Altgarten, the Burgomeister plans his birthday celebrations. Starring Samuel West as Sam Lambert , Emma Chambers as Ruth Lambert , Jack Shepherd as August Bach and featuring Frank Windsor as Air Marshal Sir Arthur
Harris. Narrated by Tom Baker. with David Antrobus , Jonathan Keeble ,
Joshua Towb. Clive Hill Ian Peck, Terry John , Alice Arnold. Brian Murphy , John Woodvine , Dominic Rickards , Michael Troughton , Siriol Jenkins, Scott Cherry , Russell Floyd , Michael Tudor Barnes , Peter Yapp , Gavin Muir , Derek Waring , Ian Masters , Pascoe Sabido , Oliver Senton , Don McCorkindale , Deborah Berlin, Becky Hindley , Joe Dunlop , David Jarvis , Kristin Milward , Richard Pearce , Caroline Strong. Eva Stuart and Joe Swash.
Dramatised by Joe Dunlop. Producer
Jonathan Ruffle. Director Adrian Bean Repeat


Unknown: Len Deighton
Unknown: Sir Arthur Harris
Unknown: General Josef Kammhuber
Unknown: Ruth Lambert
Unknown: Samuel West
Unknown: Sam Lambert
Unknown: Emma Chambers
Unknown: Ruth Lambert
Unknown: Jack Shepherd
Unknown: Tom Baker.
Unknown: David Antrobus
Unknown: Jonathan Keeble
Unknown: Joshua Towb.
Unknown: Terry John
Unknown: Alice Arnold.
Unknown: Brian Murphy
Unknown: John Woodvine
Unknown: Dominic Rickards
Unknown: Michael Troughton
Unknown: Scott Cherry
Unknown: Russell Floyd
Unknown: Michael Tudor Barnes
Unknown: Peter Yapp
Unknown: Gavin Muir
Unknown: Derek Waring
Unknown: Ian Masters
Unknown: Pascoe Sabido
Unknown: Oliver Senton
Unknown: Don McCorkindale
Unknown: Becky Hindley
Unknown: Joe Dunlop
Unknown: David Jarvis
Unknown: Kristin Milward
Unknown: Richard Pearce
Unknown: Caroline Strong.
Unknown: Eva Stuart
Unknown: Joe Swash.
Dramatised By: Joe Dunlop.
Producer: Jonathan Ruffle.
Anna Luisa: Alice Arnold
Unteroffizier Willi Reinecke: Brian Murphy
Burgomeister Walter Ryessman: John Woodvine
Fit Lt Terry Sweet: Michael Troughton

: Weekend Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray. Editor Ruth Gardiner


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Editor: Ruth Gardiner

: Saturday PM

The day's news and sports headlines. Presented by Eddie Mair.


Presented By: Eddie Mair.

: The Background to Bomber

Insights into the background of today's drama-documentary, with author Len Deighton. Producer Jonathan Ruffle


Unknown: Len Deighton.
Producer: Jonathan Ruffle

: Bomber

Continuing the drama-documentary. Take-off. 1744 hours: at RAF Warley Fen, 16 heavily-laden Lancaster bombers take off for their target in Germany's industrial heartland. Repeat

: Live from London

Radio's most intriguing chat show, with Simon Fanshawe , guests and live music from jazz saxophonist Andy Sheppard. Producer Lucy Willmore


Unknown: Simon Fanshawe
Unknown: Andy Sheppard.

: Saturday Review

Tom Sutcliffe and guests discuss Tim Roth 's directorial debut The War Zone - a disturbing film about incest, starring Ray Winstone and Tilda Swinton. Producer Nicki Paxman


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Unknown: Tim Roth
Unknown: Ray Winstone
Unknown: Tilda Swinton.
Producer: Nicki Paxman

: Bomber

Continuing the drama-documentary.
The Raid. 1950 hours: at the Luftwaffe Nightfighter base at Kroonsvig, Holland, Oberieutnant Baron Victor von
Lowenhertz and his crew are steeled for tonight's battle with Bomber Command. The Lancaster O-Orange crew cross the North Sea towards their target. Repeat

: Classic Serial: Lady Audley's Secret

A three-part dramatisation by Bryony Lavery of Mary Elizabeth Braddon 's book. 2: The secrets that surround Audley Court and its new mistress, the mysterious Lady Audley, are hunted out by Robert Audley, the handsome young barrister turned amateur detective.
With Robert Bowman,
Terrence Hardiman and Francesca Annis.
Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Bryony Lavery
Unknown: Mary Elizabeth Braddon
Unknown: Terrence Hardiman
Unknown: Francesca Annis.

: The Commission

Nick Ross invites a panel of public figures to hear evidence and offer solutions to an issue of current concern. 2: Rationing in the National Health Service. Commissioners: Lord Haskins,
Professor Sheila McLean and Matthew Taylor.
Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Lord Haskins,
Unknown: Sheila McLean
Unknown: Matthew Taylor.

: Brain of Britain

Robert Robinson chairs the nationwide general knowledge contest, including Beat the Brains, in which listeners put their own questions to contestants. First round - the south of England. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Robert Robinson

: Bomber

Concluding the drama-documentary.
The Return Leg. 2330 hours: "Turn left off the target, gain speed by losing height. Don't go below 8,000 feet as you pass Noordwijk. The route is plotted to avoid the flak concentrations at
Amsterdam." (Group Captain Ludlow, Navigation Leader). Repeat

: News

: The Late Story: Scraping the Sky

The Window Cleaner. A short story by Julia Darling about people who spend much of their life high above the ground. Read by Rashid Karapiet. Producer Gillian Hush Repeat


Story By: Julia Darling
Read By: Rashid Karapiet.

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